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Johnson's toe infection spreads

Afp, Sydney

Star Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson is having further problems with an infected toe which forced him out of this month's world Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh.
Cricket Australia said Friday that the infection had spread to Johnson's right leg and required further treatment.
The infection began from a cut suffered during Australia's series-clinching third Test triumph over South Africa in Cape Town earlier this month.
"He is recovering from an infection that began in his right big toe, before affecting his right leg," CA said in a statement.
"He is being managed by a team of medical specialists.
"Depending on how quickly he recovers, Johnson's next scheduled commitment is the 2014 Indian Premier League."

Published: 12:01 am Saturday, March 22, 2014

Last modified: 3:29 am Saturday, March 22, 2014

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